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Black Leaders Open Fire on Obama Over Unemployment

Jim3959 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:00 PM
Why should black leaders expect to get anything out of the little dictator? He doesn't even care about his own brother. Blacks need to get off the government plantation and start thinking for themselves.
jburnett35 Wrote: Dec 04, 2013 9:40 AM
First of all if blacks did not think for themselves, well they wouldn't just be on the plantation of the government, we'd still be on the plantation of our "fellow" white people. So let's not even go there, all of america need to start thinking for themselves because if we did, well we wouldn't be sitting calmy around while the government does whatever the heck they want.

WASHINGTON - Barack Obama's failed job policies are facing bitter criticism from African-American leaders who say black unemployment has grown worse under his presidency.

After four years of holding their tongues and remaining quiet in the face of sharply rising black unemployment and record poverty, political leaders from the Congressional Black Caucus to the NAACP have begun to open fire on the White House.

Obama won 96 percent of the black vote in 2008 and about the same percentage in 2012, despite a worsening jobless crisis among African-Americans. At 14 percent for adults and 43.1 percent for 16-to-19-year-old teenagers, blacks still...